Radar: April 3rd, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for FRIDAY, APRIL 3rd, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
ART | Welcome to the Terrordome
Wafaa Bilal, Jubal Brown, and Mark Essen present their multimedia installations at The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. Part of the 22nd Images Festival. Runs to April 12th.
MOCCA, 952 Queen Street W.
7-10pm / FREE
COMEDY | Raising the Roof 12th Annual Weekend of Comedy
A comedy fundraiser to support Raising the Roof's Youthworks initiative, which provides at-risk youth access to education, employment, and housing. The festival launches tonight with Sandra Shamus, and continues tomorrow with Shaun Majumder.
Rivoli, 334 Queen Street W.
730pm, 930pm / $34.95
MUSIC | Andrew Bird at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird stops at the Queen E with his North American theatre tour. Audiences at his previous stops have had their hearts lodged in their throats -- perhaps you'll be just as lucky. A Hawk and A Hacksaw open.
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 190 Princes' Boulevard.
730pm / $25
ART | Love'r Magazine Art Series: Jaron Albertin
London artist Jaron Albertin is featured tonight, with his video installation of 100 layered, looping pornographic video clips. With a pretty slick looking portfolio (videos for Cut Copy, Junior Boys, and Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan), be prepared for some exxxtreme artistic arousal.
107 Shaw Street.
8-11pm / FREE
COMEDY | no name improv
Bad Dog aims to prove what yo' mama always used to say: no-name brand improv is just as good as the ones in the commercials. Produced by Marcel St. Pierre and Ralph MacLeod. Runs every Friday in April.
Bad Dog Theatre, 138 Danforth Avenue.
8pm / $10
FASHION | (LINK) 2009
Ryerson University's celebrates the launch of its fashion week, with a three-day exhibit of fashion communication graduates' creative thesis work. Tonight's opening reception features guest speaker Tanya Watt, Art Director of FLARE.
The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street W.
FR 7pm-11pm, SA 11am-8pm, SU 12pm-5pm / FREE
FILM | 2nd Annual Tibetan Film Festival
The Canada Tibet Committee and Students for a Free Tibet resuscitate the Tibet Film Festival after a three-year hiatus. Runs two nights, starting with Milarepa and The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Part I: A Way of Life. For schedule, see Bloor Cinema.
Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street W.
MUSIC | GZA/GENIUS at The Phoenix
Wu-Tang's GZA, Genius, or whatever you wanna call him, hits the Phoenix with guests JD Era & Mixtape Massacre.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street.
10pm, 9pm doors / $26.50 advance
PARTY | Electrofest at the Amsterdam Brewery
Mansion presents a party full of electro love, starring Syntonics, TapeDeckBros, VLSONN, and others.
The Amsterdam Brewery, 21 Bathurst Street.
10pm / $15, $10 for first 100 people
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